Advisory Board

The Winning Students scholarship programme is managed by the University of Stirling, assisted by an advisory board which meets regularly to develop the programme. The advisory board comprises representatives from across the college, university and sport sector as well as representatives from funders the Scottish Funding Council.

Board members

Cathy Gallagher

  • Chair of the Advisory Board
  • Executive Director of Sport
  • University of Stirling

Jim Aitken MBE

  • Director of Sport and Exercise
  • University of Edinburgh

Madelaine Jennings

  • Student Athlete Representative
  • Edinburgh Napier University

Eric Brownlie

  • Director of Learning & Teaching
  • Glasgow Clyde College 

David Bond

  • Head of Performance Sport
  • University of Stirling

Anne Campbell

  • Vice Principal - Strategy and Skills
  • Ayrshire College

Duncan Fisher

  • Winning Students Communications Officer
  • University of Stirling

Ciaran O'Brien

  • Head of Sport and Wellbeing
  • University of the West of Scotland

Andre Reibig

  • Policy Officer
  • Scottish Funding Council

Mike Whittingham

  • Director of High Performance
  • sportscotland institute of sport